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Andrew Gross

Andrew Peter Gross

Wednesday, January 18th, 1933 - Thursday, June 11th, 2020
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Andrew Gross Sr., 87 of Hamilton entered into God’s eternal rest on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at St. Francis Medical Center in Trenton, NJ. Born the 2nd child of 5 to Stephen M. Gross Sr. and Veronica D. (Kondash) Gross on January 18, 1933 in Peckville, Pa.
The family moved to Trenton, NJ, the summer of 1940.
Andrew graduated from Trenton Catholic Boys High School in 1950. He then went on to graduate and earn a Bachelor and Master Degree in business administration from Rider College (now Rider University).
He served in the US Army in Korea, 1953/1955.
Andrew married his childhood sweetheart, Helen Joyce Humenay on September 3, 1955 and they them took up residence in Hamilton Township, NJ.
Andrew was a parishioner at St. Raphael’s Church since 1955, where he also served as a Eucharistic minister.
He was a Charter Member of the Knights of Columbus Council #6213. Andrew was a 4th degree member of the Bishop Griffin General Assembly and served as Past Grand Knight. He was instrumental in the construction and the ground breaking of the K of C Hall and was the President of the Home Association in 1986.
Andrew enjoyed taking trips to Atlantic City, as well as the Jersey Shore.
He retired from the State of NJ, in 2000, from the Department of Health as a Supervising Administrative Analyst. He had more than 30 years of service with the State of NJ, working for the Departments of Health, Treasury, Corrections, and Mental Health and Hospitals. He had previously worked at U.S. Steel – Fairless, Chase Aircraft, Switlik Parachute and Haddon Hall Tobacco.
Andrew was predeceased by his parents, his brothers Stephen, Francis “Frank”, and Eugene, as well as his lovely wife of almost 59 years. He is survived by his sister Dolores V. Osterstuck of Tampa Florida, and 2 children, Valerie C. Guze and husband George, and son Andrew Gross, Jr, all of Hamilton, NJ and many nieces and nephews.
A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, June 19, 2020 at 10:00 AM – Catholic mass at St. Raphael’s Church, 3500 So. Broad St., Hamilton, NJ. Burial will follow at Saints Peter & Paul Cemetery Hamilton NJ. Calling hours will be held Friday morning prior to the mass from 7:30 Am to 9:30 AM at the Brenna-Cellini Funeral Home located at 2365 White Horse-Mercerville Road, Hamilton, NJ, 08619. Please visit Andrew’s tribute page at
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  • Visitation

    Friday, June 19th, 2020 | 7:30am - 9:30am
    Friday, June 19th, 2020 7:30am - 9:30am
    Hamilton Brenna-Cellini Funeral Home
    2365 Whitehorse-Mercerville Road
    HAMILTON, NJ 08619
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  • Service

    Friday, June 19th, 2020 | 10:00am
    Friday, June 19th, 2020 10:00am
    St. Raphael's Roman Catholic Church
    3500 South Broad Street
    Hamilton Township, NJ 08610
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  • Interment

    St. Peter & Paul Cemetery
    Cedar Lane
    HAMILTON, NJ 08610
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Stephanie Mitchell

Posted at 05:45pm
I'm so very sorry on the passing of your father. He was such a sweet and caring person.
I will miss seeing him in the casino. You were a great son to him and I know he was a wonderful father.
My heartfelt condolences to you and your family! ❤

Loretta Gaydula Quigley

Posted at 02:03am
Andy was always so easy to talk with. He was a good listener! When ever Mary Anna and I were in town we always called to say hello and always got together with cousins to visit we were close in growing up. Stayed close with emails.Love you cuz and will miss you.
Loretta Gaydula Quigley

Jay Duco

Posted at 09:23pm
I worked with Andy for seven years. He will be missed.

Melinda Harriman

Posted at 04:22pm
Andrew, what a pleasure to meet your father. Such a sweet and pleasant man. He always seemed to be at such peace. He always had a slight smile like he was off on an adventure with your mom no matter what the conversation was or where we fact I'm sure that's exactly where he was - and I believe he is yet again with his childhood sweetheart and onto happy and new adventures once again! Blessings and peace over you my friend. - Melinda

Gail Niedermaier

Posted at 01:11am
Valerie & Andrew I am so very sorry for your loss of your Dad. Will pray for peace & comfort for you & your family.
Much love to you. Gail

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2365 Whitehorse Mercerville Road
Hamilton , NJ 08619
| 609-584-8080 | Brenna-Cellini Funeral Homes
2365 Whitehorse Mercerville Road
Hamilton , NJ 08619